Vancouver police have released a sketch of a man who allegedly attacked and sexually assaulted a 57-year-old woman last night.
Police say the victim was walking along East 29th ave near Rupert Street around 8:40 when she was approached from behind and groped by a man.
Investigators say when she tried to get help at a nearby home, the man came back and attacked her violently before fleeing.
Police describe him as Caucasian, 40-50 years old, and between 5’10” and 6 feet tall. He is described as weighing about 170 lbs, with short grey hair and small eyes, and was wearing a dark hoodie with jeans and white runners.
Anyone with information is asked to call the VPD sex crimes unit at 604-717-0601 or crime stoppers.